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Being part of English Heritage means working somewhere a little different. We're currently recruiting for a Head Groom at Audley End House and Gardens, a Catering Manager at Rievaulx Abbey and a Senior Gardener at Kenwood House.

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02/18/2017 at 09:27. Facebook
Who's off on a family adventure this weekend? We'd love to hear where you're planning to explore! (Need inspiration? [ Eht.to Link ]
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02/17/2017 at 20:41. Facebook
Explore the evolution of the English garden at Wrest Park. From intricate parterres to woodland paths, there are 90 acres to enjoy a stroll through, including landscapes remodelled by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown! eht.to/lH
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02/17/2017 at 07:08. Facebook
With the days getting longer, our historic gardens starting to show their colours and week-round adventures just around the corner, we'd have to say spring is our favourite season. Who's with us?
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02/15/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
Few visitors to Stonehenge realise that they’re crossing the site of a First World War airfield.

The First World War Stonehenge Aerodrome

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02/15/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
Looking for things to do this half term? Fire up your family's imagination by delving into England's history, whatever the weather. Let us know in the comments below where you're planning to explore! [ Eht.to Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 12:31. Facebook
Books claiming to translate the 'language of flowers' were popular in the Victorian era, and we know Queen Victoria often used flowers to show her love for Albert. Today this emphasis on flower etiquette has been lost, so we're trying to help keep the tradition alive! Rediscover the language of our favourite romantic flowers with this historical guide.

What do your Valentine's flowers really say?

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02/14/2017 at 07:35. Facebook
People have attributed symbolic meanings to flowers for thousands of years, but these meanings aren't always complimentary! Armed with a Victorian flower dictionary, we've created an anti-Valentine bouquet which includes flowers meaning 'refusal', 'distrust' and 'despair'.

What not to say with flowers ????

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02/13/2017 at 16:03. Facebook
Why not take advice from the likes of Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin this year and pen a traditional love letter for your Valentine? Just make sure it gets delivered to the right person or like Catherine Howard, you might not get your happy ending...

5 historical tips for writing a love letter ❀

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On this day in 1809, Charles Darwin was born. To mark Darwin Day, as it's now known, we've taken a look inside the Old Study at Down House. It was in here that Darwin performed experiments, wrote to fellow scientists and composed his groundbreaking works - including β€˜On the Origin of Species’.

Interior design inspiration from Darwin's study

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LGBTQ history has often been hidden from view, but many individuals have lived radical private lives outside of the accepted sexual norms of their times. To honour LGBT History Month, we're exploring their stories.

LGBTQ History

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From windswept clifftops to tranquil ruins, and royal courtship to tragic love stories, we look after some incredibly romantic pieces of England's history! Which of our historic places do you ❀ the most?

Our five most romantic places

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We receive up to 80 suggestions for our London blue plaques each year but can only erect around a dozen annually. This means that sometimes difficult decisions have to be made about who can and cannot receive a plaque. Professor Ronald Hutton, chair of the blue plaques panel, explains some of the β€œagonisingly borderline cases”.

Blue plaques explained

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Looking for some weekend inspiration? One of England's finest medieval fortresses, Goodrich Castle boasts spectacular views from the battlements and a fascinating exhibition about the site's eventful history. [ Eht.to Link ]
Looking for things to do this February half term? Fire up your family's imagination by delving into England's history! You can enjoy a fun-filled day out, whatever the weather, at our exciting events happening across the country.

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We welcome Highways England’s proposal for an A303 tunnel at Stonehenge – it will remove the worst of the road from the World Heritage Site. However, we do have concerns about certain elements.

Stonehenge and the A303

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As morbid as it sounds, death masks were popular during the Victorian age. Such masks offer us a fascinating – albeit chilling – glimpse into the past. Here, we can see the death mask of the Duke of Wellington, currently on display at Walmer Castle & Gardens [ Eht.to Link ].
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and it's the perfect excuse to plan a day out to one of our historic places! With storybook castles, romantic ruins and enchanting woodlands to choose from, we're sure you'll find somewhere special to explore: eht.to/av
Founded almost 2,000 years ago, Wroxeter Roman City was once one of the largest towns in Roman Britain. Today you can explore a reconstructed town house and discover archaeological finds in the museum before heading outside to wander around the impressive remains. [ Eht.to Link ]
Our historic places are not your average locations for a career. We're currently recruiting for a new Head of Operations at Tintagel Castle, gardeners at Wrest Park and Kenwood House, and an Administration Manager in the East and London.

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